Larsen & Toubro
3.5 of 5 516 reviews
www.larsentoubro.com Mumbai, India 5000+ Employees

Larsen & Toubro Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.5 516 reviews

                             

94% Approve of the CEO

Larsen & Toubro CEO & Managing Director K. Venkataramanan

K. Venkataramanan

(259 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Opportunity to learn new software"
    in 20 reviews
  • "L&T has a very good working system which is been followed"
    in 40 reviews
Cons:
  • "long working hours, no OT will be provided, 7 days a Week if in site"
    in 39 reviews
  • "Work Life balance needs to be understood by management"
    in 16 reviews
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Brilliant

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time

Prosexcellent mentorship and guidance provided by managers

Conswork at project sites which are in harsh environments in India

Advice to Senior Managementstay focussed

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company to work as a starter, get chance to improve the skill. Good opportunities to go abroad and work with client

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGood company to work as a starter, get chance to improve the skill. Good opportunities to go abroad and work with client

ConsNothing much cons to indicate, would be better to give salary as per the industry standards..

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Space for learn from mistakes and resposibilities

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

ProsBetter and timely remuneration, facilities, reputation, academic collaboration for people who wish to do higher studies. Good relationships.

ConsLack of work/life management. Hectic work demands and lesser leaves.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Learning Curve

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I worked at Larsen & Toubro as an intern for less than a year

ProsFriendly Staff
A lot of learning in a small time during my internship. Lots of great projects going on for us to contribute
The workers on the shop floor are really freindly and helpful to the younger staff and make you feel welcome.

ConsA little montonous.
Work culture not so great. Have to wait beyond stipulated time to finish off the work on given deadlines
Old school work methods in certain places

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Learning new skills with team support.

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than a year

ProsVery good management team, friendly environment, employee satisfication.

ConsWorking individually on tuff tasks with new technology called OSI PI.

Advice to Senior ManagementAfter taking requirement immediately need to take sign off from the clients.

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Sales

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

ProsMoney, pto 401k lunches babysitters

ConsPeople, money 401 dinners drive

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Very rewarding in terms of learning

Team Lead (Former Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 3 years

Pros1) Ethical company
2) High technical growth
3) Variety in projects: You will always learn new things in each project

Cons1) Promotions maybe bit slow or quick as it depends a lot on growth of the vertical you work for.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Lead

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

ProsNice company to work. good to start career

Consits nice company to work

Advice to Senior ManagementNA

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BIg name Bigger complexities

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

ProsGood Place to learn.
Good freedom.

ConsUnclear middle management.
Long work hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry developing a conducive environment which allows employees to have a balanced work-life.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Assistant Manager,Planning & Coordination

Assistant Manager Civil (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than a year

ProsThere is a proper system for every function,
Liberty to work
Good Recognition

ConsWork culture these days is not so good.

Advice to Senior ManagementAbsorb New talents

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